May 2015

Commented on a story 25th May 2015 5:36 PM

THE North Coast is in the best position it’s ever been, said Northern Rivers Business Chamber regional manager John Murray.

Economic boom on the way for North Coast, says Chamber boss

"Can just imagine the line up wanting to hold Stop/Go signs, wonder how they'll find them if the surf's..."

Commented on a story 25th May 2015 1:53 PM

MEN in the Clarence Valley are getting paid about $12,000 a year more than women – that’s 36% more.

Women short changed as Clarence shows its gender pay gap

"I'm not surised by this at all - just look at CVC which has all of it's top jobs filled by men, no..."

Commented on a story 24th May 2015 5:04 PM

MOST Clarence Valley residents can’t believe the council can countenance a rate rise of 8% over five years, but Ashley Lindsay can't see how it can be avoided.

The rate rise we need to have: council

""There are more options available than those of reducing services or raising taxes" - well I'm not sure..."

Commented on a story 24th May 2015 2:14 PM

MOST Clarence Valley residents can’t believe the council can countenance a rate rise of 8% over five years, but Ashley Lindsay can't see how it can be avoided.

The rate rise we need to have: council

"Well I read the list and I don't know what half of these so-called "services" actually are! But I..."

Commented on a story 24th May 2015 2:07 PM

PUBLIC meetings will be held in Maclean and Grafton to outline the Clarence Valley Council’s draft financial plans for the 2015/16 financial year and beyond.

Public meetings on Clarence Valley Council finances

"Waste of time 5.30 pm in Grafton or Maclean, why didn't they make it at midnight on a Sunday at Sandon..."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 2:43 PM

A FEDERAL Government decision to pause indexation of grants it gives local government will cost the Clarence Valley $784,000 over the next three years.

FAGS we cannot give up, costing us $784,000 over three years

"Love the headline "FAGS we cannot give up, costing us $784,000 over three years". Dare I suggest if we..."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 2:41 PM

A FEDERAL Government decision to pause indexation of grants it gives local government will cost the Clarence Valley $784,000 over the next three years.

FAGS we cannot give up, costing us $784,000 over three years

"Nice CV management team photo, would seem that CVC is not an equal opportunity employer, I always..."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 9:31 AM

THE Clarence Valley council is encouraged to get involved in round two of the Responsible Pet Ownership Grants Program, Chris Gulaptis announced today.

Council urged to take advantage of pet ownership grants

"What a joke, why does council have to go through a time consuming (and therefore expensive)..."

Commented on a story 20th May 2015 1:09 PM

CLARENCE Valley Councillors have taken one for the team, voting against giving themselves a pay rise for the second year in a row.

Clarence council takes one for team, vote against payrises

"Big deal, they've knocked back a few hundred dollars a year while at the same time attempting to..."

Commented on a story 18th May 2015 10:54 AM

THE number of rates categories and the different amounts they incur has prompted one councillor to label a proposed 8% rates hike as unfair.

Council votes for rates hike despite criticism

"Shame, shame, shame, oh to own a business with no competition which allows arbitrarily increases in..."

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